COLUMBUS GROVE - Columbus Grove's wrestling team will host the first round of the new state team wrestling tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
The team dual state wrestling tournament is a new event being sponsored by the OHSAA.The Bulldogs face Antwerp in the opening round of the tournament at 6 p.m. The winner of this match will advance to face Ayersville in a second match that evening.
The Bulldogs also play to host to a match between Tinora and Montpelier that evening at 6 p.m. The winner of that match advances to face second seeded Wayne Trace.
The two teams that survive the opening round of the tournament advance to the regional semi-finals the following week at a site to be determined.
Archbold is the top seed in Region 17 of the team tournament.